Helping people of all ages know Jesus, grow in their faith and go into the world equipped to serve.


With an invitational spirit, we open our hearts, minds and doors, to all with warmth and sincerity. We seek diversity, respect variety in experience, and promote independence of thought.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Traditional Worship  
8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
11:00 a.m. in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 a.m. in Berkley 

Advent By Candlelight

Recording from Nov 27

Advent and Christmas Programs and Services

Join us as we celebrate the Advent season at our many events. 

Lux: The Dawn From On High

Special Christmas Presentation Recording

Generosity Campaign

Jesus is the vine, but we are the Church.

Disaster Response


UMCOR is in conversation with the California-Pacific and California-Nevada Conferences and stands ready to support their response with relief kits, Early Response Teams, and funding. Join the response effort by making a donation to UMCOR’s US Disaster Relief Fund. 100% of your gift furthers the work of UMCOR and its partners in California. Thank you for your generous support.

Unite 3 on 3 Basketball

Unite 3 on 3 Basketball is almost here! Registration is now open. Unite 3 on 3 offers an opportunity for boys and girls ages kindergarten through 5th grade (5th-grade girls only) to learn basketball in a fun, skill-based setting.

Recent News

Unafraid – Adam Hamilton Book Study

You’d be hard-pressed to overstate the extent to which fear, anxiety, and worry permeate our lives.  Drawing on...
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A Very Special Evening for All Women – Presented by Desert Sisters

Desert Sisters will present a very special evening for all women of Birmingham and Berkley First. Come be...
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Advent By Candlelight Recording

If you were unable to attend the beautiful Advent by Candlelight service, you can view the recording here....
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You’re Invited to a Christmas Party and Movie

You’re invited! Christmas Party and a Movie Sponsored by Shine Friday, December 14 6:00 p.m. Christian Life Center...
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Participate in the Family Christmas Eve Worship Service

We are looking for children in 1st through 5th grades to be part of the Family Christmas Eve Service...
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First Families Pistons Game

First Families at Little Caesars Arena Pistons vs. L.A. Clippers Saturday, February 2, 2019 5 p.m. Little Caesars...
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Serve with Us

Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

Register for adult, family, student or children’s classes and activities.

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Member Portal

Update your contact information, register for events and give online through the member portal.



First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events. 

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Upcoming Events

View a complete calendar of all classes, programs, worship services and events.

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Steeple Notes - Newsletter

Read our weekly newsletter.

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Stay in Touch

Stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletters and joining us on social media. 

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Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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